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Category: Working Class Academics Conference

The Working Class Academics conference is a conference which welcomes people inside and outside of academia to present.  Find out more here…

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This is an address which Budd Hall gave at the end of the conference highlighting themes and shar...
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I ask you to suspend your beliefs and come along side me as I share the (not-so) curious case of ...
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Although scholars have documented differences between social classes in terms of higher education...
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The piece I would like to submit is a 3-minute performance poem. Through family biography, the po...
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The Kashmir region of South Asia has been a contested territory between Asian countries – primari...
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In this presentation, I’ll use Spinoza’s ethics of affirmation to explore my academic journey fro...
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Oedipus (which translates as ‘swollen foot’) had his ankles bound as a child. My own ankles were ...
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How much value is there in a degree for working-class people returning to education? Having spent...
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Being the son of a Yorkshire Miner becoming an artist was not an option, I had to get a real job....
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In Britain there remains a huge gulf between the leaders of the country and the working-class pop...
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As one of only a handful of Sheffield-born academics at the University of Sheffield, this paper a...
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How is it that I have got to 48 years old to realise that I am capable of studying at this level ...
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The Tragedy of the Commons People; A Marmot Overview. This presentation explores working class in...
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I recently switched from industry to academia where I am pursuing a doctoral research on the care...
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This presentation looks at the autobiographical reflections of my journey as a Muslim working-cla...
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The image of the “proper academic” remains a white, middle-aged and middle-class man (Skelton, 20...
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In this study of the American working class and academic success, the role of working-class cultu...
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This is a presentation given at the launch of the 2020 Working Class Academics conference. This i...
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Sarah Ward (University of Huddersfield) will draw on her research to explore the challenges and o...
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I will question the purpose of a University, specifically with regard to the Arts in 2020. I will...
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